Saint-Lambert Days

Saint-Lambert Days

In keeping with tradition, this year Saint-Lambert Days will be back in full swing on Victoria Avenue for his 48th edition from August 23 to 25. The event promises to be highly entertaining and full of tempting offers. It’s also a time for catching up with neighbours, getting to know new Saint-Lambert residents, or reconnecting with long-established residents, many of whom will be delighted at the return of this longstanding tradition.

What better way to wind up summer than three days of festive fun!

General information

The yearly blockbuster sale and most of the other activities will take place during the following hours:

  • Friday, August 23: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 24: 10 a.m. to midnight
  • Sunday, August 25: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Dogs are allowed on site.

Although we encourage you to come to the event by active transportation (by bike, on foot or by public transit), you will have access to additional parking spaces at the AMT train station and at the Maison Desaulniers (574 Notre-Dame Avenue).

Map of the site to come.

Reserved parking spaces for people with reduced mobility will be available near the site, on Elm Street and Lorne Avenue.

People with reduced mobility will also have an area reserved especially for them near the main stage on Elm Street so they can enjoy all the activities.

The following streets will be temporarily off-limits to traffic from 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 21, until 9 a.m. on Monday, August 26:

  • Victoria Avenue (between Desaulniers Boulevard and Webster Street);
  • Argyle Avenue (between Victoria Avenue and Desaulniers Boulevard);
  • Aberdeen Street (between Cadzow and Notre-Dame avenues);
  • Green Street (between Victoria and Notre-Dame avenues);
  • Elm Street (between Victoria and Lorne avenues);
  • Webster Street (between Victoria and Notre-Dame avenues).

Program

In addition to these attractions and the traditional sidewalk sale that thrills even the shrewdest shoppers, Saint-Lambert Days will be offering a host of activities every day for all ages and tastes.


Desjardins bouncy castles

  • Where: In the Elm Street parking lot
  • When: Friday from noon to 8 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Desjardins is proud to bring you this true play paradise. Youngsters will have a great time on our big collection of crazy bouncy castles. Fun and laughter guaranteed!

Family activities

  • Where: Throughout the site
  • When: Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Be sure to visit the whole site to take advantage of all the family activities on offer: caricature drawing, face-painting, street performers, game stalls, airbrush tattooing, crafts, and much more!

The Petit Train Express CN

  • Where: Throughout the site
  • When: Friday and Saturday from noon to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Brought to you by CN, the irreplaceable little electric train will be back again this year! Climb aboard to see the site from a totally different angle. Just hop on at one of the stops found on site.

Information kiosks of community, sports and cultural organizations

  • Where: On Victoria and Argyle avenues, in front of Gordon Park
  • When: Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Our sports, cultural and community organizations all come together for Saint-Lambert Days. It’s the perfect time to learn about their services and even try out some of their activities at their kiosks.

Information kiosks of the Ville de Saint-Lambert

  • Where: On Elm Street, Victoria and Argyle Avenues
  • When: Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Recreation, Library, Environment and Public Works teams of the Ville de Saint-Lambert will be on site to tell you about their services, answer your questions, suggest theme-based games, and offer you snacks as well as other surprises! The Recreation team can also renew your citizen cards and help you with bciti+ functionality, including memberships to the pool, library and tennis courts.

Les Assoiffés Bar

  • Where: At the Village Square
  • When: Friday from noon to 11 p.m., Saturday from noon to midnight, and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.

Organized by Les Assoiffés bistro and boutique, the bar section offers you a friendly place at the heart of all the action where you can relax and enjoy a cool drink from a broad selection of beverages.

Public piano

Passers-by will be able to add some atmosphere to downtown Saint-Lambert by taking a few minutes to play their favourite melodies on the public piano in Gordon Park.

Free skateboard and demonstrations by Palm Isle Skateshop

  • Where: On Victoria Avenue
  • When: From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (free skateboard) and from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. (demonstrations)

Palm Isle Skateshop will be staging skateboard demos in our urban skatepark specially installed for Saint-Lambert Days.

Espace pour la vie - La Nature près de chez vous

  • Where: At Gordon Park
  • When: from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

As part of the La Nature près de chez vous tour, Espace pour la vie will be meeting citizens at the Saint-Lambert Days. By demystifying the natural sciences, we encourage you to take action to protect biodiversity and the environment.

A workout with Total Home Training (THT)

  • Where: At the Village Square
  • When: From 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Stay in shape and stretch your legs in this activity led by a trainer from Total Home Training.

Stilts workshop

  • Where: On Webster Street
  • When: From 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Presented by Diffusion FAR, this workshop invites you to discover the art of stilt-walking with Sophie The Run. This dynamic artist will take you into her physical delirium as she "rolls the rumba!''

This activity has been made possible thanks to the financial support of the Quebec government under the cultural development agreement.

360 Photobooth

  • Where: At Gordon Park
  • When: from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

This rotating podium, equipped with a cell phone, allows you to capture 360 videos of small groups. Perfect for a unique souvenir of the festivities!

Line dancing lessons for all

  • Where: At the Village Square
  • When: From 3:30 p.m. to 4: 30 p.m.

Lorraine Walker dance lessons for all will give you a chance to try out a variety of rhythms such as western, cha-cha, merengue, triple swing and foxtrot.

Dance performances by Studio Danse C

  • Where: At the Village Square
  • When: From 6 p.m. to 6:50 p.m.

Studio danse C invites you to attend a variety of dance performances by several of its students.

Show by Les Fils du diable

  • Where: On the main stage, Elm Street
  • When: At 7 p.m.

The three sons of the devil. A bundle of instruments. A legend that unites them. And a wild musical repertoire. During the show, Les Fils du Diable and their instruments (violin, accordion, piano, bass and percussion) will take you back to the days of the Chasse-Galerie lumberjacks to celebrate Mardi Gras and Mi-Carême.

Festive and energetic, this trio will set the stage alight with a rhythmic repertoire of traditional music.

This location is partially accessible to people with reduced mobility. Remember to bring your chairs and snacks for maximum enjoyment.

Show by Les Colocs-Ensemble acoustique

  • Where: On the main stage, Elm Street
  • When: At 9 p.m.

Mike Sawatzky and his partners offer a new experience with Les Colocs-Ensemble! These talented musicians will perform the great classics of this well-known Quebec group in acoustic form.

This location is partially accessible to people with reduced mobility. Remember to bring your chairs and snacks for maximum enjoyment.

Workshops on the Karibou program

  • Where: On Webster Street
  • When: From 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Through a series of games, exercises, and fun activities, toddlers (accompanied by their parents) are invited to run, jump, dance, roll, and climb to develop their motor skills.

Funambulism (slackline)

  • Where: At Village Park
  • When: from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Can you meet the challenge of balancing across a nylon or polyester webbing, without accessories?

Puzzles and deduction game

  • Where: On Argyle Avenue
  • When: From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Transport yourself to 1885 aboard the Trans Europe Rail, a train on which mysterious events have taken place. Take on the role of Sherlock Holmes to solve four riddles!

Free skateboard and demonstrations by Palm Isle Skateshop

  • Where: On Victoria Avenue
  • When: From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (free skate) and from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. (demonstrations)

Bring along your skateboard and give your legs a good workout at our urban skatepark set up especially for the occasion and hosted by Palm Isle Skateshop. The installation will be open to all, except during organized activities.

Lecture d’un conte jeunesse (in French) (ages 3 to 7)

  • Where: at Village Park
  • When: from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Profitez en famille de cette heure du conte parent-enfant interactive et complètement loufoque. Les drôles de personnages à la fois attachants, maladroits et malchanceux ont très hâte de partager leurs aventures abracadabrantes avec vos enfants.

Dance performances by Studio Danse C

  • Where: On the main stage, Elm Street
  • When: From 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

Studio danse C invites you to attend a variety of dance performances by several of its students.

Workout with Cœur actif

  • Where: at Village Park
  • When: From 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Take part to this CŒUR ACTIF group class that combines cardio dance and strength training. It's a complete and balanced program that takes place in an energetic, friendly and stimulating atmosphere, without mirrors or judgment.

A workout with Total Home Training (THT)

  • Where: At the Village Square
  • When: From 1 p.m to 1:50 p.m.

Stay in shape and stretch your legs in this activity led by a trainer from Total Home Training.

Circus arts workshops

  • Where: On Webster Street, Librairie Le Fureteur
  • When: From 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Presented by Diffusion FAR, these Jamye La Luna workshops will introduce you to the circus art. The facilitators will invite you to take part and perform some impromptu acts if you dare. All in a fun atmosphere.

Public piano performances

  • Where: At Gordon Park
  • When: From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Preville Fine Arts Centre invites you to attend a variety of artistic performances by several of its students.

Country dance for all

  • Where: At Village Park
  • When: From 3 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.

Let's line-dance to country music in a friendly atmosphere! Come and have fun while moving to country rhythms. Country line-dancing classes are open to everyone.

This activity is made possible thanks to the financial support of the Quebec government under the cultural development agreement.

Artistic performances by the Centre d’art Préville

  • Where: At the Village Square
  • When: From 5 p.m. to 5:50 p.m.

The Centre d’art Préville invites you to attend a variety of artistic performances featuring several of its students.

Performance by The South Shore Saints choir

  • Where: at the Village Square
  • When: From 6:15 p.m. to 7 p.m.

This Barbershop choir will thrill you with their a capella adaptations of traditional, popular and contemporary songs.

Show by Caravane

  • Where: On the main stage, Elm Street
  • When: At 7 p.m.

Leading French rock band Caravane hit the road again with an explosive fourth album! Assertive, committed and a touch cynical, the band's work is punctuated by strong emotions and dark humor, spiced up by memorable guitar riffs and thunderous rhythms.

With their punk past never far away, the band's energy is contagious, and they seem driven by a burning desire to castigate the shortcomings of our times and the inconsistencies of their industry.

This location is partially accessible to people with reduced mobility. Remember to bring your chairs and snacks for maximum enjoyment.

Show by LOVEU2

  • Where: On the main stage, Elm Street
  • When: At 9 p.m.

LOVEU2 offers an unforgettable evening of U2 hits from their early days to the present day. Music, costumes and sets transport you into the heart of the world's most popular band.

This location is partially accessible to people with reduced mobility. Remember to bring your chairs and snacks for maximum enjoyment.

Lecture d’un conte jeunesse (in French) (ages 3 to 7)

  • Where: At the Village Square
  • When: At 10 a.m. and at 11:10 a.m.

Profitez en famille de cette heure du conte parent-enfant interactive et complètement loufoque. Les drôles de personnages à la fois attachants, maladroits et malchanceux ont très hâte de partager leurs aventures abracadabrantes avec vos enfants.

Workshops on the Karibou program

  • Where: On Webster Street, Librairie Le Fureteur
  • When: From 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Through a series of games, exercises, and fun activities, toddlers (accompanied by their parents) are invited to run, jump, dance, roll, and climb to develop their motor skills.

Musical bikes

  • Where: At Gordon Park
  • When: From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pedal your way to music! These stationary bikes are a musical band, in which each bike is linked to a musical track on an instrument. For the song to be complete, the collaboration of the cyclists is essential so that all the tracks play in harmony.

Free skateboarding with Palm Isle Skateshop

  • Where: On Victoria Avenue
  • When: From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Bring along your skateboard and give your legs a good workout at our urban skatepark set up especially for the occasion and hosted by Palm Isle Skateshop. The installation will be open to all, except during organized activities.

Zumba for all

  • Where: At the Village Park
  • When: From 11 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.

Zumba at Village Park is perfect for anyone looking to let off steam and have fun at the same time, whatever your fitness level.

Collective canvas

  • Where: At Gordon Park
  • When: From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bring out the artist in you by participating in the creation of an interactive mural. Add your own creative touch to this evolving work of art.

This activity is made possible thanks to the financial support of the Quebec government under the cultural development agreement.

Line dancing lessons for all

  • Where: At the Village Park
  • When: From 12 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.

Lorraine Walker dance lessons for all will give you a chance to try out a variety of rhythms such as western, cha-cha, merengue, triple swing and foxtrot.

Bingo with Barbada de Barbades

  • Where: On the main stage, Elm Street
  • When: From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Join Barbada, the colorful and glittery drag queen, for a colorful and musical bingo!

This location is partially accessible to people with reduced mobility.

Public piano performances

  • Where: At Gordon Park
  • When: From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Gather around the public piano to hear well-known melodies from the classical, pop and jazz repertoire of the Conservatoire de musique de la Montérégie.

Show by Préville Big Band

  • Where: On the main stage, Elm Street
  • When: From 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Join Caroline Tétrault, Pierre Bédard and the entire Preville Big Band for a musical tour of the greatest hits of the last 50 years. There'll even be room to dance to your favorite hits.

This location is partially accessible to people with reduced mobility. Remember to bring your chairs and snacks for maximum enjoyment.

Free public transport with RTL

Take advantage of free access on lines 1, 6, 13 and 15 of the RTL!

To benefit from free passage, simply print out or download onto your smartphone the coupon available on the RTL's Website and show it to the bus driver. Free access will be offered :
- from 10 a.m. until the end of service on Friday, August 23;
- all day on Saturday, August 24;
- from the beginning of service to 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 25.

Eco-friendly event

Close attention will be paid to how resources are used to ensure that everything possible is done to make this event environmentally friendly. We will be printing the least amount of material possible and will be using reusable displays and posters whenever possible from year to year. The use of any disposable plastic materials (individual water bottles, utensils, straws, etc.) will also be prohibited. A team will be on site to raise public awareness about the proper sorting of residual materials.

You can also do your part! We strongly urge you to:

  • bring your own water bottles; fountains will be available at several locations on the site at no cost;
  • use the recycling and organic waste bins provided;
  • come on foot or by bike; many bike stands will be provided near the site;
  • use public transit and take advantage of free access on lines 1, 6, 13 and 15 of the RTL for the duration of the event.

Partners

La Ville de Saint-Lambert wishes to thank its partners for their contributions to this event.

Presenters

Partners

Activity partner

Some activities are offered thanks to financial support from the Gouvernement du Québec under its cultural development agreement with our city.

Other partner

Websites of our partners: Desjardins | Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) | Librairie Le Fureteur | Ministère de la Culture et des Communications | Country Club de Montréal | Alexandra Mendès, députée fédérale Brossard - Saint-Lambert | Isabelle Poulet, députée provinciale de Laporte | Café Passion | Café Pistache | McDonald's

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